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MAE 5310: Fundamentals of Combustion Name: _______________________ Exam #1 October 6, 2011 Exam is worth 100 points. Clearly articulate your thought process and problem formulation. The set-up of the correct governing equations and correct physical modeling principles far outweigh the actual numerical solving of the problem. Question 1 (5 points each): Answer each question as briefly as possible. 1. Consider the hypothetical exothermic reaction A + B → C + D. Which has the larger activation energy, the exothermic forward reaction or its backward analog? 2. Why does the flame temperature for many fuels peak not at the stoichiometric value, but at an equivalence ration between 1.0 and 1.1? 3. Determine the enthalpy of formation in kJ/kmol for methane, given the lower heating value of 50,016 kJ/kg at 298K. Answer this question using only the appendices in Turns. 1
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Consider the production of the stable product, HCl , from H 2 and Cl 2 .
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